David Harris is co-chief executive officer of the firm, having formerly been managing partner of Lovells since 1 May 2005.
Harris’s previous management experience included Head of Lovells’ Finance Practice Stream (covering banking, capital markets, project finance and business restructuring and insolvency) and a member of the firm’s International Executive Committee (2002–2005); managing partner of the corporate and finance practices in London, during which he was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee (1999–2002); member of the firm’s Partnership Board (1995–1998); co-ordinating partner of the firm’s capital markets and corporate finance group (1989–1995).
Prior to being elected managing partner of Lovells, and thereby assuming a full-time management role, Harris was a capital markets practitioner specialising in structured finance and securitisation. He was involved in a number of innovative deals including the first UK commercial property securitisation, one of the first securitisations of auto receivables in the UK and the first consumer loan securitisation by a UK clearing bank. Harris advised a range of clients including banks, multi-national corporations and UK corporates in a number of industry sectors.
Harris also has considerable experience in corporate finance, having focused in that area earlier in his career. He qualified as a solicitor in 1979 and was elected a partner in 1986.
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